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Flash games have been around for a long time, essentially ever since the program’s introduction by Macromedia back in 1996. Currently, newer versions of Flash are made under Adobe, which purchased Macromedia in December of 2005. When Flash first came out, it was quite difficult to design games, as the application had not had time to be perfected and still had many bugs and flaws.
In fact, one had to be almost a computer genius just to figure the program out, let alone design a game with it. Over the years, as Flash evolved and was updated, it became progressively easier to manipulate and learn. Nowadays, even a novice can teach himself to develop Flash games in as little as a week, although it takes longer to design advanced games.
There are numerous benefits of Flash games over traditional computer software games. First and foremost, they are free, and you will rarely ever find a website that charges you to play Flash games; if paid websites do exist, they probably do not get any business, as it is incredibly easy to find a site that hosts Flash games that anyone can access. Flash applications are inherently unique, and each one has a different and inimitable feel.
Due to this fact, one will never get bored, and being that the games are free, you can play as many games as you want for as long as you want and never have to pay a penny, unlike computer games which can cost fifty dollars and which one tires of relatively quickly. Every day, new Flash creations are added to the Internet. There are even some websites that exist solely for the purpose of receiving Flash submissions, and many of these sites allow users to vote on which games they like best.
Beyond simple entertainment, there are many market applications for Flash games. Businesses can add games to their websites as a means to attract potential customers, retain them, and offer added value besides just their products. Depending on the quality of a game, it can turn out to be viral, and spread around the Internet at a rapid pace. If you can manage to host an exclusive, viral Flash game on your website, the amounts of traffic you receive will be astounding.
However, it takes a long time and a lot of labor to develop an application, meaning that if you cannot do it yourself, you will need to pay thousands of dollars to someone else to make one for you. Like any investment, there is both the potential for profit or loss, so if you choose to take this route, make sure the game designer you go with has a high quality track record and is reliable.
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Creating artwork in a variety of different styles; User interface design for social games and iconography; Creating clean, professional designs ; Flash or After Effects samples a plus. This is a full time role that would require you …
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